• GARDEN PROJECTS

    Garden Projects gives you a range of plans for useful and ornamental additions to your garden. Each project is fully explained, with detailed step-by-step descriptions and illustrations to guide you through.

    Item: 7834
  • MIDWEST FRUIT & VEGETABLE GARDENING

    Author Katie Elzer-Peters, the master gardener responsible for the best-selling Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening, equips you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and (most importantly) harvest the delicious foods they produce.

    Item: 7248
  • MOTHER EARTH LIVING ARCHIVE 1992-2017 USB

    With content from four titles and starting more than 25 years ago, this diverse collection pays homage to a history of wellness. It includes content from several Ogden Publications brands, including Mother Earth Living, The Herb Companion, Herbs for Health and Natural Home – four titles that have spent more than two decades helping readers achieve natural health, learn to garden and eat healing foods, make their homes more sustainable and efficient, and much more.

    As publishers, it’s our privilege to bring you content designed to help you improve your life. By bringing together a diverse collection of wellness material, we get the chance to not only share our vast archives with you, but also to appreciate the work our treasured readers have enable us to do for many years.

    Today, as we forge ahead into a new and uncharted media landscape, we continue to invest in ways to deliver the most relevant and valuable content in the most efficient and innovative formats. This digital archive (updated with 2017 content) contains more than 12,500 articles formatted for viewing on computers. From articles on using specific herbs for health care and creating healthful and delicious recipes to increasing the insulation in your home and building with alternative materials – you’ll find it all here!

    In addition to the ability to search the entire archive or browse by each month and year, the interface contains enhanced search features.

      Search by:
    • Date range
    • Exact phrases and word combinations
    • Entire DVD content
    • Headline only
    • The content of each individual article
    • Popular categories, such as DIY projects, energy efficiency, food for health, natural cleaning and more.

    We hope this archive provides you with endless hours of inspiring and practical advice as we continue our journey of natural wellness together.

    Technical Information:
    This archive uses your preferred Internet browser to view content, but an Internet connection is not required. However, many articles – especially web posts and articles printed in the last five years – also contains links to other websites. An Internet connection is required for these links to work properly.

    System requirements: Windows 2000/XP and Mac OS X 10.3 or later. For optimal results use Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer.

    Item: 8644
  • MOTHER EARTH LIVING ARCHIVE USB 1992-2016

    With content from four titles and starting more than 20 years ago, this diverse collection pays homage to a history of wellness. It includes content from several Ogden Publications brands, including Mother Earth Living, The Herb Companion, Herbs for Health and Natural Home – four titles that have spent more than two decades helping readers achieve natural health, learn to garden and eat healing foods, make their homes more sustainable and efficient, and much more.

    As publishers, it’s our privilege to bring you content designed to help you improve your life. By bringing together a diverse collection of wellness material, we get the chance to not only share our vast archives with you, but also to appreciate the work our treasured readers have enable us to do for many years.

    Today, as we forge ahead into a new and uncharted media landscape, we continue to invest in ways to deliver the most relevant and valuable content in the most efficient and innovative formats. This digital archive contains more than 12,000 articles formatted for viewing on computers. From articles on using specific herbs for health care and creating healthful and delicious recipes to increasing the insulation in your home and building with alternative materials – you’ll find it all here!

    In addition to the ability to search the entire archive or browse by each month and year, the interface contains enhanced search features.

      Search by:
    • Date range
    • Exact phrases and word combinations
    • Entire DVD content
    • Headline only
    • The content of each individual article
    • Popular categories, such as DIY projects, energy efficiency, food for health, natural cleaning and more.

    We hope this archive provides you with endless hours of inspiring and practical advice as we continue our journey of natural wellness together.

    Technical Information:
    This archive uses your preferred Internet browser to view content, but an Internet connection is not required. However, many articles – especially web posts and articles printed in the last five years – also contains links to other websites. An Internet connection is required for these links to work properly.

    System requirements: Windows 2000/XP and Mac OS X 10.3 or later. For optimal results use Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer.

    Item: 8150
  • MOTHER EARTH LIVING ARCHIVE 1992-2015 USB

    With content from four titles and starting more than 20 years ago, this diverse collection pays homage to a history of wellness. It includes content from several Ogden Publications brands, including Mother Earth Living, The Herb Companion, Herbs for Health and Natural Home – four titles that have spent more than two decades helping readers achieve natural health, learn to garden and eat healing foods, make their homes more sustainable and efficient, and much more.

    Item: 7806
  • MOTHER EARTH LIVING ARCHIVE 1992-2014 USB DRIVE

    Discount: $9.99 With content from four titles and starting more than 20 years ago, this diverse collection pays homage to a history of wellness. It includes content from several Ogden Publications brands, including Mother Earth Living, The Herb Companion, Herbs for Health and Natural Home – four titles that have spent more than two decades helping readers achieve natural health, learn to garden and eat healing foods, make their homes more sustainable and efficient, and much more.

    Item: 7532
  • BRING THE OUTDOORS IN

    Nothing enlivens a room like a touch of nature. Taking the terrarium trend to the next level, this stunning guide will inspire crafters, garden lovers, and décor fans to turn flowers, leaves and branches into striking, organic décor. Acclaimed designer and stylist Shane Powers presents 20 simple yet arresting projects for bringing natural tranquility to any space. Suited for garden enthusiasts and black thumbs alike, the projects use a range of live and dried plant materials to create colorful dried floral garlands, eye-catching willow wreaths, intriguing water gardens, and timeless succulent landscapes. With step-by-step instructions, styling and container ideas, helpful resources, and gorgeous photography, Bring the Outdoors In offers countless ways to welcome the natural world into any space.

    Item: 7529
  • DESERT TERROIR

    Why does food taste better when you know where it comes from? Because history-ecological, cultural, even personal-flavors every bite we eat. Whether it's the volatile chemical compounds that a plant absorbs from the soil or the stories and memories of places that are evoked by taste, layers of flavor await those willing to delve into the roots of real food. In this landmark book, Gary Paul Nabhan takes us on a personal trip into the southwestern borderlands to discover the terroir-the taste of the place-that makes this desert so delicious.

    To savor the terroir of the borderlands, Nabhan presents a cornucopia of local foods-Mexican oregano, mesquite-flour tortillas, grass-fed beef, the popular Mexican dessert capirotada, and corvina (croaker or drum fish) among them-as well as food experiences that range from the foraging of Cabeza de Vaca and his shipwrecked companions to a modern-day camping expedition on the Rio Grande. Nabhan explores everything from the biochemical agents that create taste in these foods to their history and dispersion around the world. Through his field adventures and humorous stories, we learn why Mexican oregano is most potent when gathered at the most arid margins of its range-and why foods found in the remote regions of the borderlands have surprising connections to foods found by his ancestors in the deserts of the Mediterranean and the Middle East. By the end of his movable feast, Nabhan convinces us that the roots of this fascinating terroir must be anchored in our imaginations as well as in our shifting soils.

    Item: 6603
  • EAT UP: THE INSIDE SCOOP ON ROOFTOP AGRICULTURE

    Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities, however, vanishing ground space and contaminated soils spur farmers, activists and restaurateurs to look to the skyline for a solution. The hunger for local food has reached new heights, and rooftops can provide the space that cities need to bring fresh, organic produce to tables across North America.

    The first full-length book to focus entirely on rooftop agriculture, Eat Up views this growing movement through a practitioner's lens, explaining:

    • Structural, access and infrastructural considerations
    • Zoning and building codes
    • Proven growing techniques
    • Business and marketing strategies

    This graphically rich guide provides inspiration and advice to aspiring growers through photographs of successful rooftop farms and gardens, as well as interviews with industry professionals. Easy-to-use checklists and a decision tree are included to help gauge the viability of each unique rooftop opportunity. Essential reading for home gardeners, entrepreneurs, restaurateurs, policy makers, academics and designers, Eat Up takes urban agriculture to a whole new level, proving that rooftop farming is not just a pie-in-the-sky idea - it is the future of urban food.

    Item: 6847
  • ENERGY-WISE LANDSCAPE DESIGN

    Residential consumption represents nearly one quarter of North America's total energy use, and the average homeowner spends thousands of dollars a year on power bills. To help alleviate this problem, Energy-Wise Landscape Design presents hundreds of practical ways everyone can save money, time and effort while making their landscapes more environmentally healthy, ecologically rich and energy efficient.
    Combining general guidelines with tips, techniques and actions, this fully illustrated guide explains the many opportunities our landscapes provide for conserving energy. Readers will learn how to:

    • lower a home's heating and cooling costs
    • minimize fuel used in landscape construction, maintenance and everyday use
    • choose landscape products and materials with lower embedded energy costs
    • make a positive difference without a major investment or change in lifestyle.

    Intended for homeowners, gardeners, landscape professionals and students, the design ideas in this book will work in every type of setting -large or small, hilly or flat, urban or rural. Written in non-scientific language with clear explanations and an easy conversational style, Energy-Wise Landscape Design is an essential resource for everyone who wants to shrink their energy footprint while enhancing their property and adding value to their home.

    Item: 4588
  • FALLSCAPING

    Embrace the jewel-toned fruits, flaming foliage, and woody plants of the fall garden Ondra and Cohen’s expertise is complemented by stunning color photographs that illustrate the beauty. You’ll be inspired to use vines, tree shrubs, and flowers to contribute color, texture, and beauty to your garden well past summer’s peak.

    Item: 7998

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